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[audio]03_Morality Within a Causal Will Perspective_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded Nov. 11, 2011, host George Ortega describe how our lack of free will makes personal moral accountability impossible, but this fact does not threaten our personal and societal requirements for order and rule of law.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
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[audio]17_Revitalizing Religion through Transcending the Illusion of Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded on May 15, 2011, host George Ortega describes how the decades-long attrition of congregations can be reversed by having today's religions teach the truth that human will is causal rather than free.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 154
[audio]69. Discussion 5. Dr. Kurt Johnson on the Nature of Human Will - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosts George, Nomi and John talk extemporaneously with guest Dr. Kurt Johnson about the scientific and logical evidence that demonstrate free will to be an illusion. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way...
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 156
[audio]92. Why Even a Little Free Will is Impossible mp3 128kbps - George Ortega
Rec. 09.28.12. Hosted by George Ortega, this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will presents an explanation of why humans do not have even the slightest amount or degree of free will.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 215
[audio]53_Causal Reality Off the Cuff 5 - Overcoming Free Will Belief is the Biggest Thing Ever_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on January 27, 2012, producer and host George Ortega talks extemporaneously about the significance of our world overcoming the illusion of free will.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 146
[audio]68. Discussion 4. Causal Reality Discussion 1 - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosts George and Nomi talk extemporaneously with guest John Davis about how not just our human will, but all of reality, is subject to the fundamental process of cause and effect. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way...
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 174
[audio]106. We Can Never, Ever Have Free Will - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 01/17/13, producer George Ortega explains why we never had, donât have, and can never have a free will.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 317
[audio]129. Lokesh Hanumappa on Free Will, Happiness, Guilt and Blame - George Ortega, Nick Vale and Lokesh Hanumappa
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/25/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel present two original free will refutations by Lokesh Hanumappa. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories ...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 66
[audio]94. Free Will: What Sam Harris Gets Right and Wrong Part I mp3 128kbps - George Ortega and Enel
Rec. 10.12.12. Hosted by George Ortega and Enel, this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will reviews neurologist Sam Harris's March 2012 landmark book Free Will.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 599
[audio]102 Free Will vs. No Free Will Interactions - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 12/06/12, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel talk about how believing in free will plays out in our everyday interactions.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 271
[audio]30_Human Will, and the Operative Distinction between Determinism and Causality_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded 8/9/11, the host addresses a mistake many philosophers make in concluding that because determinism at the quantum level is not subject to accurate prediction via direct classical mechanics, quantum behavior is therefore acausal.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 172
[audio]71. Discussion 7. Models of the Self, and Human Will with Dr. Kurt Johnson - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosts George, Nomi, and John talk with guest Dr. Kurt Johnson about how various conceptions of the human self relate to human will. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way...
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 152
[audio]40_Because Consciousness is Awareness, Free Will is Impossible_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded on November 7, 2011, producer and host George Ortega explains that consciousness is a tool for awareness, not decisions. Decisions are all made at the level of the unconscious, and as such, free will is clearly impossible.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 165
[audio]59. Causal Reality Off the Cuff # 6 - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on April 2, 2012, producer and host George Ortega talks extemporaneously about why human beings do not have a free will, and why understanding this matters to us personally and globally.
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 165
[audio]54_Scientific Theism, and Why God's Will is Not Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, host George Ortega describes how we can understand our universe from a personal perspective by equating God with the Universe, and thereby understand that God's will must be as compelled as that of us humans.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 239
[audio]141. Free Will: Refuting Roy Baumeister’s Slate.Com Defense, Part 2 - George Ortega
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.15.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 97
[audio]32_How Cause and Effect Refute Free Will - earthquake episode_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on August 23, 2011, host George Ortega revisits the central theme of causality, and how it refutes any, and all, arguments for a free will.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 149
[audio]122. No Free Will: Why We Repeat Themes - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/13/13, producer George Ortega explains why because the free will delusion is so persistent, repeating refutations is necessary. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage,...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 232
[audio]130. How Free Will Belief Invites Guilt - George Ortega and Enel
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/25/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel discuss how free will belief makes unnecessarily painful guilt inevitable. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cov...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 63
[audio]21_How State-of-the-Universe Causality Makes Free Will Impossible_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded July 02, 2011, host George Ortega explains how our universe evolves moment by moment in a completely causal way. Because our human will cannot escape that causality, free will must be impossible.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 176
[audio]09_Overcoming Our Reluctance to Overcome the Illusion of Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded April 18, 2011, host George Ortega presents suggestions to help us overcome the emotional and belief barriers that stand in the way of accepting the causal nature of our human will.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 172
[audio]08_Asking When a Child Gains it Illuminates Incoherence of Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded 3/2/11, we begin with the premise that infants do not have free will. If we ask when an infant presumably acquires one, we can understand why the concept "free will" doesn't make sense, and is ultimately an illusion.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 227
[audio]52_Free Will vs. Universal Will Belief – The New Intelligence/Morality Test_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded 1/27/12, the host explains how the understandings that reality is causal and free will is an illusion are so basic that the question now effectively serves as a new criteria for determining the strength of intelligence.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 174
[audio]144. Free Will: Refuting Roy Baumeister’s Slate.Com Defense, Part 5 - George Ortega
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 11.28.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 95
[audio]96. Free Will: What Sam Harris Gets Right and Wrong Part III mp3 128kbps - George Ortega and Enel
Rec. 10.12.12. Hosted by George Ortega and Enel, this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will reviews neurologist and New York Times bestselling author Sam Harris's March 2012 landmark book Free Will.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 406
[audio]45. Why the Idea of "Alternative Possibilities" IS the Free Will Illusion_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded December 1, 2011, host George Ortega explains how alternative possibilities, if they did exist, would nonetheless be subject to the causal regression that prohibits free will.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 137
[audio]67. Discussion 3. Interdisciplinary Descriptions of Causal Will - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped December 21, 2012, hosts George and Nomi discuss with guest John Davis the various sociological ways to understands why free will is an illusion.
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 147
[audio]101. Free Will, Purpose, Meaning and the Universe - George Ortega and Enel
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 12/06/12, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel talk about free will relative to humankindâs meaning and purpose.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 753
[audio]88. Un-Free Will is Driven by Hard-Wired Drives_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega and Enel
Rec. 09.14.12, in this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel talk about our genetic drives like our hedonic and moral imperatives make free will impossible.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 270
[audio]13_Overcoming Blame, Guilt, Envy and Arrogance by Overcoming the Illusion of Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on April 25, 2011, host George Ortega goes through some of the ways that life can become better by understanding the causal nature of human will.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 193
[audio]70. Discussion 6. Causal Reality Discussion 2 with Dr. Kurt Johnson - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosts George, Nomi and John talk with guest Dr. Kurt Johnson the causal, unconscious nature of human will. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete description of how Ortega spearheaded the huge buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in...
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 152
[audio]35_If We Had a Free Will, We Could..._mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on September 6,2011, host George Ortega describes all of the things we could do if we really had a free will.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 150
[audio]124. Free Will and the Unconscious as Our Mind - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/30/13, producer George Ortega reviews why our human unconscious makes free will impossible. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scie...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 264
[audio]143. Free Will: Refuting Roy Baumeister’s Slate.Com Defense, Part 4 - George Ortega
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.15.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 96
[audio]38_The Messenger and I Have Evolved Human Consciousness_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded 11/4/11, host George Ortega explains how the producer of Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Myth of Free Will, "The Messenger," and he have succeeded in taking the truth of our causal over the tipping point after which human beings will evolve a new causal consciousness that should thereafter lead to a blame-free world.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 136
[audio]07_How the Unsolicited Participation of the Unconscious Makes Free Will Impossible_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on March 2, 2011, host George Ortega explains how our unconscious, which never sleeps, always participates in our decisions, rendering free will impossible.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 230
[audio]12_Why the Concept of Free Will is Incoherent_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded April 25, 2011, host George Ortega explains why the concept of "free will" is internally inconsistent and illogical, and why a human free will is therefore possible.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 148
[audio]107. We Could Not Have Chosen Otherwise; We do Not Have a Free Will - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 02/07/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel refutes Frankfurt-style free will defenses claiming our choices are not inevitable.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 263
[audio]10_Why Change as the Basic Universal Process Makes Free Will Impossible_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded on April 18 2011, host George Ortega describes change as the basic process in our universe, and explains that because this process requires causality, free will is therefore impossible.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 195
[audio]63. Beverly Goldberg on Human Will and Criminal Justice - George Ortega
n this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on April 26, 2012, producer and host George Ortega presents an 11 minute YouTube video clip by and of Beverly Goldberg discussing the ramifications of the belief in free will on our criminal justice system. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way...
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 157
[audio]15_Why Frankfurt's "Second Order Desires" Do Not Allow for a Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded May 3, 2011, host George Ortega explains why our desires about desires are subject to the causality that makes free will impossible.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 149
[audio]89. Custers and Aarts Undermine Free Will in Journal Science, Part I mp3 128kbps - George Ortega
Rec. 09.21.12. In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, host George Ortega discusses Ruud Custers and Henk Aarts' landmark July 2, 2010 review paper challenging free will published in the prestigious peer-review journal Science.
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 281
[audio]50_Freud Popularized the Unconscious - Ortega is Popularizing Unconscious Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded January 12, 2012, host George Ortega explains why his popularizing unconscious will is even more of a scientific achievement than Freud's popularizing the concept of the unconscious.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 202
[audio]24_Implications of Overcoming the Illusion of Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded July 14, 2011, host George Ortega presents some of the ways our lives would improve both personally and societally by overcoming our erroneous belief in free will.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 151
[audio]64. Discussion 1. What is the Question, and Why Does it Matter? - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on December 21, 2010, producers Nomi and George, and guest John, talk about what we mean when we say we have a free will, why we don't, and how our personal and societal perspective on human will profoundly impacts our life. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big...
Keywords: Philosophy; neuroscience; brain; mind; volition; choice; consciousness; freedom; physics; causality; unconscious; predeterminism; morality
Downloads: 151
[audio]28. Galen Strawson's "Nothing Can be Causa Sui" Refutation of Free Will_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded on August 9, 2011, host George Ortega describes British philosopher Galen Strawson's refutation of free will, that is based on a logical extension of the principle that nothing can be the cause of itself.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 218
[audio]33_How Overcoming the Free Will Illusion Frees Us from Judgment and Anger_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode, recorded on August 23, 2011, host George Ortega explains how adopting a causal-unconscious-universal will perspective facilitates the avoidance of judgment, and the anger that all too often follows the free will perspective.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 155
[audio]142. Free Will: Refuting Roy Baumeister’s Slate.Com Defense, Part 3 - George Ortega
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded in White Plains, New York on 10.15.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific...
Keywords: free will; determinism; free choice; fate; destiny; causal will; unconscious; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; brain; mind; consciousness; neuroscience; freedom
Downloads: 92
[audio]43_Causal Reality Off the Cuff 4_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on December 1, 2011, producer and host George Ortega talks extemporaneously about the causal and unconscious nature of human will, and the importance of the topic to our world.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 129
[audio]26_Because Essential Elements of Every Decision are Stored in the Unconscious, Free Will is Impossible_mp3_128kbps - George Ortega
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free will, recorded July 26, 2011, host George Ortega explains why because the processing center(s) and data upon which we base our every decision reside in our unconscious, free will is impossible.
Keywords: free will vs. determinism; free choice; causal will; unconscious will; cause and effect; philosophy; causality; causation; determinism; predeterminism; human will; volition; morality; physics; George Ortega; free will; brain; mind; consciousness
Downloads: 153
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